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Bankrupt Greece proposes selling off coastline

August 25th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Greece, which is facing a severe economic crisis and could be even booted out of the eurozone, is reportedly considering selling off some of its historic ... Read more...

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Clarke not averse to recalling Katich in Australian team

December 16th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) In a desperate move to shore up the injury-hit, out-of-form Australia Test team, skipper Michael Clarke seems inclined to recalling his estranged team mate Simon Katich.Katich, ... Read more...

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R.A. Mehta is Gujarat Lokayukta

August 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 26 (IANS) Gujarat Governor Kamala Beniwal Friday appointed retired high court judge Justice R.A. Mehta as the state's new Lokayukta.This information was given by a delegation of Congress ... Read more...

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Dravid back in ODI squad after two years (Lead)

August 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) In a desperate move, the national cricket selectors Saturday recalled the man for all seasons Rahul Dravid to India's One-Day Internationals (ODI) squad after ... Read more...

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Disabled man consumes poison, tries to meet chief minister

April 8th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 7 (IANS) In a desperate move to attract attention to his condition, a disabled youth approached Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh's house for financial help but after having ... Read more...

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Sent to crush protesters, Gaddafi’s son joins them

February 25th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 25 (IANS) The youngest son of Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi joined the anti-government protesters amid continued demonstrations against the embattled leader, IRNA news agency reported Friday.Saif al-Arab, who was sent ... Read more...

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Govt. to set up joint control rooms in violence-hit northeastern states

January 11th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
Goalpara (Assam), Jan 11 (ANI): In a desperate move to curb incidents of violence, the government has decided to set up joint control rooms in Assam and Meghalaya, which have witnessed major ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up building in West Bengal

September 24th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Maoists blew up the office of a Krishak Sabha (farmers' association), affiliated to the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), and torched a community hall in West Bengal's West ... Read more...

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Officials to oversee CWG stadiums

August 19th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) In a desperate move to wrap up all Commonwealth Games construction on time, the government Thursday named a 10-member team of top bureaucrats to oversee work ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s mom evicts her grandchildren out of her house

April 28th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Apr 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson’s mom – Katherine Jackson has evicted several of her grandchildren from her Californian house. Prior to her eviction, she had 7 grandchildren living with ... Read more...

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How a British jazz-pop singer ended up being a stripper

February 26th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): British jazz-pop singer Victoria Hart has opened up about how she signed a 1.5million pound record deal and then ended up becoming a stripper.Hart, who had been ... Read more...

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Insurgents affecting Loktak Lake development

January 31st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 31 (ANI): Development of the Loktak Lake area of Manipur has been repeatedly affected by insurgent attacks. Militants recently damaged an excavator that was being used to clear Phumdis, or ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Pakistanis celebrate reinstatement of deposed Chief Justice Chaudhry, other judges

March 16th, 2009 - 10:23 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.16 (ANI): Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani''s announcement to restore the judges who were sacked by President Musharraf in 2007 to their respective positions, was greeted with both joy and ... Read more...

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Experts wonder if Britney Spears comeback is not happening too soon

November 26th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): American pop princess Britney Spears has been making a great comeback not only with her health but her career too, and rehab experts are worried that its ... Read more...

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‘Jet-Kingfisher pact could lead to regional alliance’

October 16th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The strategic alliance between Jet Airways and Kingfisher, aimed at reducing cost and enhancing capacity utilisation, could see more carriers in the region joining them, experts say.The ... Read more...

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BNP Paribas pays 14.5 bn euros for troubled Fortis

October 6th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 6 (DPA) French bank BNP Paribas will pay 14.5 billion euros ($19.7 billion) to take over the majority of the troubled insurance and banking giant Fortis in Belgium and Luxembourg, ... Read more...

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Indian Malaysian sleuth joins forces with Ibrahim (Roundup)

July 3rd, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 3 (IANS) In a fresh twist to l'affaire Anwar Ibrahim, an ethnic Indian private investigator has joined forces with him to allege Deputy Prime Minister Najib Razak's interference in ... Read more...

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Fresh graft case slapped against Amarinder, son and aides(Lead)

June 21st, 2008 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 20 (IANS) The Punjab vigilance department Friday registered a fresh case of disproportionate assets against former Congress chief minister Amarinder Singh, his son Raninder Singh, former media adviser B.I.S. Chahal ... Read more...

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Naming Advani as PM candidate shows BJPs desperation, says Congress

December 11th, 2007 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Critical of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) choosing to announce its former president Lal Krishna Advani as the partys Prime Ministerial candidate, a day before Gujarat going ... Read more...

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